Peter Lehrman

Peter is the CEO of Axial, the network that enables middle market private companies to intelligently connect with the advisors and capital partners they need to meet their goals. In his capacity as CEO, Peter is responsible for driving the company’s vision and strategy in becoming the trusted platform for those who run, advise, finance, and acquire private companies. Peter is a technology entrepreneur and investor with more than ten years of product strategy, product marketing, sales and online marketing experience. Prior to Axial, Peter worked in private equity at SFW Capital Partners, where he observed firsthand the challenges and inefficiencies of accessing private capital in the massively fragmented middle market. Before SFW, Peter was part of the founding team at Gerson Lehrman Group, where he helped build the company’s dominant global technology platform for on-demand business expertise. Peter earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and received his MBA from Stanford Business School.